Democrats are trolling Chris Christie with Bruce Springsteen songs

Hunter Walker

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has had a long, tortured love affair with Bruce Springsteen, one of the most famous musicians from his home state. 

With Christie returning to the campaign trail this week ahead of a potential presidential campaign, the Democratic National Committee crafted a special all-Springsteen Spotify playlist to mock the governor's track record.

"While he may try to change his tune, this campaign soundtrack (courtesy of Christie's fave, Bruce) will be hard to escape. State Democratic Parties in South Carolina, New Hampshire and Iowa will be using this theme to hold Christie accountable for his failed record as governor as he passes through on tour," DNC spokeswoman Holly Shulman said.

Christie has famously attended more than 100 of Srpingsteen's concerts. However, his admiration for the rocker hasn't been reciprocated. Springsteen, who has campaigned for multiple Democrats, declined to play Christie's 2009 inauguration and play eda song lampooning the governor's so-called "Bridgegate" scandal during an appearance on "The Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon last year.

Check out the DNC's Chris Christie/Bruce Springsteen playlist below: 

"I’m Going Down"

Christie’s approval in New Jersey has dropped to an all-time low, with just 35% of New Jersey residents approving of his work as governor.

"Better Days"

Chris Christie's New Jersey has consistently ranked at or near last in the nation in job creation, has an unemployment rate higher than the national average, and is now the 43rd best state in which to do business (New Jersey used to be 24th). New Jersey’s credit rating has also been downgraded a record-breaking nine times since Chris Christie took office. Christie has the most credit downgrades under any New Jersey governor - ever. New Jersey has the second-lowest credit rating in the country.

"Sad Eyes"

Christie recently demanded that the media apologize for its coverage of Bridgegate. Enough said.

"Blinded By The Light"

Christie is constantly blinded by his political ambitions, and his opposition to a pathway to citizenship for immigrants is just the latest example. This comes after he came out in opposition to deportation relief to keep families together.   It won’t work for Christie or any other Republican running for President.

"If I Should Fall Behind"

Christie has no problem leaving the women of New Jersey behind with his multiple vetoes of funding for Planned Parenthood.

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